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Nemesis [Lingua inglese] Set in a Newark neighborhood during a terrifying polio outbreak, Nemesis is a wrenching examination of the forces of circumstance on our lives Bucky Cantor is a vigorous, dutiful twenty three year old playground director during the summer ofA javelin thrower and weightlifter, he is disappointed with himself because his weak eyes have excluded him from serving in the war alongside his contemporaries As the devastating disease begins to ravage Buckys playground, Roth leads us through every inch of emotion such a pestilence can breed fear, panic, anger, bewilderment, suffering, and pain Moving between the streets of Newark and a pristine summer camp high in the Poconos, Nemesis tenderly and startlingly depicts Cantors passage into personal disaster, the condition of childhood, and the painful effect that the wartime polio epidemic has on a closely knit, family oriented Newark community and its children From the Trade Paperback edition


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10 thoughts on “Nemesis [Lingua inglese]

  1. Paola Paola says:

    Un Roth sempre al meglio, su livelli altissimi, nella scrittura, nell esposizione, nella storia e nel finale Totalmente coinvolgente, la scrittura di Roth talmente vivida che come essere l , prima nel caldo soffocante estivo in mezzo ai playground e circondati dalla minaccia della polio, poi al fresco del campegg


  2. Fachini E. Fachini E. says:

    una storia molto particolare di un giovane le cui speranze e i cui progetti si infrangono non per sua colpa, ma che invece si assume ogni responsabilit talmente ben scritto da renderci mesti e emozionati partecipi della vicenda del protagonista.


  3. performing-arts.cogf performing-arts.cogf says:

    Triste ma bello Peccato che sia, a detta sua, l ultimo libro di Roth E peccato che bastava trovare il vaccino qualche anno prima


  4. Bobbie Bobbie says:

    This is Roth s last novel Many years ago, I enjoyed Portnoy s Complaint and Goodbye Columbus , but recently I found The Plot Against America and Sabbath s Theatre overblown, too long, not particularly enjoyable When Roth died in May this year, I decided to read Nemesis, his last reasonably short novel, which won the 2011 Internation


  5. S Riaz S Riaz says:

    It is a sweltering summer in Newark, New Jersey, 1944, and Bucky Cantor is a young man working as a playground supervisor Bucky is a kind, brave and upstanding young man who suffers a great deal of guilt throughout this novel First, his guilt is based around the fact that his absent father was a thief and a petty criminal Brought up by his


  6. SportsBioFan SportsBioFan says:

    This is the first Philip Roth book I have read, having seen the BBC2 s Review Show cover this in typical highbrow fashion.The tale is set during WWII, within Newark, New Jersey The central plot is an outbreak of Polio that affects the community, especially the children who are within the protagonists care a Summer camp sports instructor.The unknow


  7. RC RC says:

    I could not put this book down It is very realistic I even checked whether it was fact or fiction However, I think the ending was too drawn out.


  8. Sofia Rodriguez Engelbrecht Sofia Rodriguez Engelbrecht says:

    I have read a few other books by Roth and I find his writing brilliant, mesmerizing and evocative And this one, although a little bit duller at times than for instance American Pastoral, does have the same virtuoso merits Having said that, I have a few times laid down both these books in horror and exasperation, because the miraculously fine storytelling had in


  9. diglo diglo says:

    First Philip Roth I have read in decades, From the first lines you were drawn into the suffocating heat of the city and the suffering caused by the polio epidemic, causing unbearable tensions and guilt There are a lot of what ifs throughout the story which asks the reader if Mr Cantor had stayed in his job would he have felt differently There are many issues thrown up


  10. kewsue kewsue says:

    Simple writing, yet builds an excellent picture of the main character The polio epidemic in 1944 in New Jersey is so well described it brings alive all the dreads and fears which surrounded the disease before the Salk vaccine was developed I was completely absorbed in the story, although one could foresee that the disease would be taken from New Jersey to the clean woodland


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